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Chapter 5. Windows Explorer Annoyances > ENCRYPT FILES FOR SECURITY

ENCRYPT FILES FOR SECURITY

The Annoyance:

I was outraged to find a coworker poking around in a folder on my PC. Besides storing the files on a removable disk that I can lock in a drawer or booby-trapping my PC, is there any way to protect my files?

The Fix:

Many people share their PC with somebody from time to time, whether a family member at home or a colleague at work, so it's worth encrypting all your sensitive files to keep Nosy Nellies at bay. There are a few ways to do it.


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